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Art AfterWords: A Book Discussion

National Portrait Gallery
8th and G Streets NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

The National Portrait Gallery and the DC Public Library would like to invite you to a robust conversation about gender, social movements and protest music. Join us as we analyze a portrait of human rights activist and musician Odetta and discuss the related Smithsonian Folkways recording “Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: Black American Freedom Songs 1960-1966,” by various artists.

The full album is available to stream through the DC Public Library’s subscription to Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries by Alexander Street Press. Patrons can access these resources with a DC Public Library card. Selections from the compilation are also available through the Smithsonian Folkways YouTube channel. Free–Registration required.

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